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  1. Thread: Tropical Cubs?

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    Leave it with me Col. i'll look after it for...

    Leave it with me Col.
    i'll look after it for you..........
    i hate not having anything to fly.
    :roll:
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    Hi Resolution Plan & Elevation Drawings

    Hi guys,
    does anyone know where I can find some good quality electronic drawings suitable for A1 or larger printing? I want to experiment with paint schemes. Thanks in advance.
    Cheers,
    Phil
  3. Thread: ABI Fuel Bags

    by pfjay52
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    i had my 'Swiss water bags' completely...

    i had my 'Swiss water bags' completely disentegrate (all 3) at the one time in a very remote location. i was able to save most of the fuel to my tanks, but had fuel going everywhere. i just left them...
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    Nice work Oliver.

    Nice work Oliver.
  5. Thanks skywagon, all noted. i bought myself a...

    Thanks skywagon,
    all noted. i bought myself a neat little 1/4" drive digital torque gauge just for the job.
    thanks for the prompt response.
    cheers,
    Phil
  6. Lycoming IO-360 Angle valve accessory case torque values etc.

    hey guys,
    i have a new (to me) engine ($55k spent on rebuild, and only 60 hours use, has been preserved after removal from the airframe) as above that was removed from a ground damaged Mooney. i...
  7. Thanks AKT, Pmags? One or two? What's that...

    Thanks AKT,
    Pmags? One or two? What's that billet adapter you have in front of your governor? Battery box between the rudder pedals! Earth X battery? What power plant are you using?
    cheers,
    Phil
  8. Thanks a bunch guys, ive always found this site...

    Thanks a bunch guys,
    ive always found this site to be worth the admission price! Love the dog bowl��������
    Cheers,
    Phil
  9. yeah, i've seen what happens when you let loose a...

    yeah, i've seen what happens when you let loose a bunch of airplane builders, here's one result.
    31936
    31937and another
  10. thanks Skywagon, i went out this morning and did...

    thanks Skywagon,
    i went out this morning and did as you suggested. the governor cleared the X brace and looks like it will need a box about 1.625" deep to clear the end. i have marked up the...
  11. thanks skywagon, yes, i have the whole assembly...

    thanks skywagon,
    yes, i have the whole assembly in a zip loc bag on the bench and separated the old governor yesterday. the separate electric driven hydraulic pump is something that crossed my mind...
  12. Thanks guys, i knew i'd get some good answers...

    Thanks guys,
    i knew i'd get some good answers here. looks like i'll be removing the firewall today and doing some experimenting. but isn't that what building an 'experimental' aircraft is all about?...
  13. Thanks skywagon, on the face of it, i'm out of...

    Thanks skywagon,
    on the face of it, i'm out of luck 'cos i have a Javron kit, but the only way to know is to try it. i'll be in the hangar first thing in the morning to do as you suggest.
    cheers,...
  14. that's an option i have considered, but not...

    that's an option i have considered, but not actually looked at closely. there is bracing behind the area, and i'd just about guarantee it will foul anything i try to fabricate. and somehow i'd have...
  15. Experimental constant speed prop governor install

    i am building an Experimental Javron Cub 'Downunder'. i have a nice, almost zero time Lycoming A1A IO-360 that i have sitting on the engine mounts now. i want to install a Whirlwind Aviation 80" 210...
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    yes, Web. i am installing a Vertical Power unit....

    yes, Web. i am installing a Vertical Power unit. will that give me the WigWag function through the Skyview system?
    cheers,
    Phil
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    i've ordered two of the Baja lights. they should...

    i've ordered two of the Baja lights. they should be here soon. i hope my avionics guy can wire them up through the 'Skyview' so they Wig Wag.
    cheers,
    Phil
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    I installed Steve's boosters years ago, not long...

    I installed Steve's boosters years ago, not long after I bought my Cub. I quickly got sick of topping up the original brakes and constantly having to bleed them. Steve's boosters made a big...
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    Thanks Web, a very thorough description. I'll...

    Thanks Web,
    a very thorough description. I'll find some stainless mesh and get it happening.
    Cheers,
    phil
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    Ground Plane for Com 1 & 2 Antennae

    I'm building a Javron Cub with the 24 gallon main tanks and 10 gallon long range tanks each side.
    i want to mount an antenna just inboard of the long range tanks on each side. I'd be interested to...
  21. Thanks everyone for the fast responses. I've got...

    Thanks everyone for the fast responses. I've got a good handle on it now.
    cheers,
    phil
  22. STC'd alternative replacements for an PA18-150 O-320 A2B?

    My original first life engine ( 2300 hours, 1977) was recently stripped for an overhaul. Corrosion on the crank and movement of the main bearings in the case tunnel may mean I need a new crank and...
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    One of the first mods I did to my Cub was a set...

    One of the first mods I did to my Cub was a set of Steve's boosters. I hardly ever need to top up the fluid levels now. A more recent mod was a set of Dakota adjustable rods from the back to the...
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    Very impressive. i am totally in awe and envious...

    Very impressive. i am totally in awe and envious of people with the skills, tenacity and time to take on a project like this.
    i'll be following this thread and learning all i can.
    cheers,
    Phil
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    Very glad to hear you are ok Bill, and by the...

    Very glad to hear you are ok Bill, and by the looks of those photos, you'll be back in the air soon. lots of positive energy coming your way.
    all the very best,
    Phil
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